Nicklas Backstrom

Age 31 Nov 23, 1987
Gavle SWE
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
210 lbs 95 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2014
Agent Marc Levine
Draft Year 2006
Drafted Overall 4
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Washington Capitals
Transaction History
Oct 18, 2012 Announced C Nicklas Backstrom has signed with Dynamo Moscow (KHL).
Apr 20, 2012 (Nicklas Backstrom) has served his suspension.
Apr 17, 2012 Suspended (Nicklas Backstrom) has been suspended one game by the NHL.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

Nicklas Backstrom
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals 80 22 52 74 2 30 1,119 55.00 48.38 1.60 50.00 1.40 0.70 2.20
Nicklas Backstrom Stats by Elite Prospects Nicklas Backstrom Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2001-2002 Gästrikland TV-Pucken 8 3 1 4 18
Brynäs IF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 2 0 0 0 0
2002-2003 Gästrikland TV-Pucken 8 5 10 15 8
Brynäs IF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0
Brynäs IF J20 SuperElit 12 1 3 4 2 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2003-2004 Brynäs IF J20 SuperElit 21 2 6 8 2 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
Brynäs IF J18 J18 Allsvenskan 6 9 5 14 4 Playoffs 3 0 3 3 0
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 12
2004-2005 Brynäs IF SHL 19 0 0 0 2
Brynäs IF J20 SuperElit 29 17 17 34 24
Sweden U18 WJC-18 7 2 3 5 4
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 15 5 6 11 8
Draft Yr 2005-2006 Brynäs IF SHL 46 10 16 26 30 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 4 3 7 2
Draft Yr Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 11 5 6 11 2
Draft Yr Sweden WC 4 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr Sweden (all) International 9 1 2 3 2
Draft Yr Brynäs IF J20 SuperElit 0 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr Sweden EHT 4 1 1 2 2
2006-2007 Brynäs IF SHL 45 12 28 40 46 Playoffs 7 3 3 6 0
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 0 7 7 20
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 9 0 7 7 22
Sweden WC 9 1 5 6 4
Sweden (all) International 19 3 7 10 6
Sweden EHT 6 1 2 3 2
2007-2008 Washington Capitals NHL 82 14 55 69 24 1,133 59.43 59.39 6.68 59.52 5.31 0.53 2.22 Playoffs 7 4 2 6 0
Sweden WC 9 3 4 7 4
Sweden (all) International 9 3 4 7 4
2008-2009 Washington Capitals NHL 82 22 66 88 46 1,163 54.37 54.75 -0.74 56.71 1.53 0.26 1.75 Playoffs 14 3 12 15 0
2009-2010 Washington Capitals NHL 82 33 68 101 50 1,203 66.14 55.32 4.64 57.76 5.22 1.05 2.94 Playoffs 7 5 4 9 0
Sweden OG 4 1 5 6 0
Sweden (all) International 4 1 5 6 0
2010-2011 Washington Capitals NHL 77 18 47 65 40 1,126 61.73 55.54 6.45 54.11 3.97 0.53 1.76 Playoffs 9 0 2 2 0
2011-2012 Washington Capitals NHL 42 14 30 44 24 595 45.28 48.79 -2.27 50.51 1.04 0.91 2.02 Playoffs 13 2 6 8 0
Sweden WC 2 0 1 1 0
Sweden (all) International 2 0 1 1 0
2012-2013 Washington Capitals NHL 48 8 40 48 20 667 55.36 52.88 4.56 51.58 3.65 0.45 2.34 Playoffs 7 1 2 3 0
Dynamo Moskva KHL 19 10 15 25 10
Sweden EHT 3 0 2 2 4
Sweden (all) International 3 0 2 2 4
2013-2014 Washington Capitals NHL 82 18 61 79 54 1,153 41.84 44.55 -3.93 48.83 1.98 0.52 1.46
Sweden OG 5 0 4 4 0
Sweden (all) International 5 0 4 4 0
2014-2015 Washington Capitals NHL 82 18 60 78 40 1,231 50.00 53.73 0.97 54.32 3.49 0.63 1.95 Playoffs 14 3 5 8 0
2015-2016 Washington Capitals NHL 75 20 50 70 36 1,066 64.71 52.63 -0.86 52.58 1.80 0.73 1.91 Playoffs 12 2 9 11 0
2016-2017 Sweden (all) International 9 4 5 9 12
Sweden WCup 4 2 2 4 2
Washington Capitals NHL 82 23 63 86 38 1,107 60.67 51.25 0.46 52.58 -1.19 0.70 2.38 Playoffs 13 6 7 13 0
Sweden WC 5 3 4 7 8
2017-2018 Washington Capitals NHL 81 21 50 71 46 1,155 61.11 50.49 5.56 51.65 4.83 0.62 1.97 Playoffs 20 5 18 23 0
2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 80 22 52 74 30 1,119 55.00 48.38 1.60 50.00 1.40 0.70 2.20 Playoffs 7 5 3 8 0
2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 0 0 0 0 0
Nicklas Backstrom Stats by Elite Prospects | Nicklas Backstrom Advanced Stats by Offside Review

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date May 17, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Agent Marc Levine
Standard Contract | 10 Years $67,000,000 8.22% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000
UFA
AAV $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date May 16, 2007
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $7,200,000 1.69% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
Cap Hit $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
RFA
AAV $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $2,400,000
Performance Bonuses $1,350,000 $1,650,000 $1,650,000
Base Salary $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Minors Salary $62,500 $62,500 $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year